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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2007
In this prospective study at a university veterinary hospital, 20 healthy adult cats (6 to 24 months of age) were divided into two groups and underwent left forelimb unilateral scalpel or CO2 laser onychectomy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2007
About 45% to 65% of hypercalcemic dogs and 10% to 30% of hypercalcemic cats have underlying neoplasia.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
We use an ordinary paper cup with the bottom removed, two strategically placed holes, and some roll gauze as a muzzle for cats.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2007
Metformin is an antihyperglycemic prescription medication labeled for the treatment of noninsulin-dependent (type 2) diabetes mellitus in people. Metformin belongs to the biguanide group of oral antidiabetic agents and is the only biguanide currently available in the United States.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
For an inexpensive catheter guard for cats, I take the cardboard tube center from a roll of Vetrap (3M) bandaging tape and cut it lengthwise so it can be slipped over the catheter site on the cat's forelimb.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 15, 2007
When do you prescribe cyclosporine in cats and at what dosage? Is cyclosporine helpful in treating otitis externa in dogs?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2007
Columbia, Mo. — A University of Missouri (MU) veterinary ophthalmologist hopes continued research and advancement in eye-implantation technology will one day end retinal blindness for companion animals and humans.
Mar 01, 2007
Heartworm disease manifests quite differently in cats than in dogs and has an altered infective cycle.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2007
A new type of heparin, low-molecular-weight heparin, shows promise as an effective and easier-to-use form of therapy for people prone to thromboembolism. Does the same hold true for dogs and cats?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Orlando, Fla.— Fort Dodge Animal Health reports it received licensure of CaliciVaxâ„¢, the only vaccine licensed and proven effective against the deadly virulent systemic feline calicivirus (VS-FCV), which has emerged in the United States.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2007
In this article, we review the differential diagnoses in patients with hypocalcemia, the diagnostic testing to investigate clinical signs consistent with hypocalcemia, and the treatment of primary hypoparathyroidism.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2007
Primary hypoparathyroidism is most commonly caused by the destruction or removal of the parathyroid glands.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2007
These case reports from a university teaching hospital and private referral practice describe the clinical features and diagnostic evaluations of five cats with fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2007
Small-animal practitioners commonly evaluate patients because of foreign body ingestion, and subsequent small bowel resection is a common treatment.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2006
Could you review trends in feline urolithiasis in cats?